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Broward County > Water Services > WWS Minimum Design and Construction Standards

This webpage contains information on minimum design and construction standards applicable to the Water and Wastewater Services (WWS) potable water distribution system, wastewater collection system and reclaimed water distribution system. Click here for more information on land development within WWS jurisdiction.

These standards are established and maintained by the WWS Technical Standards Committee. The chair of the Technical Standards Committee is David O'Connor, P.E., who can be reached at 954-831-0910 or

Unless otherwise noted, all linked documents are in Adobe PDF format.

AutoCAD files are in version 2010. Autodesk provides free Trueview software that may convert 2010 to earlier versions.

Guideline for Minimum Clearances between WWS Facilities and Other Features

Guideline for Minimum Force Main Sizing

Guideline for Single Manufacturer Per Construction Project

Guideline for Requesting Approval of Variance from Standards

Guideline for Walls-Fences across WWS Easement

Guideline for Water Distribution System Dead End Water Mains

Guideline for Water Distribution System Valve and Hydrant Spacing

Lift Station Engineer’s Certification

Lift Station Naming Convention

Lift Station Pump Manufacturer’s Certification of Proper Installation 

Lift Station Pump Manufacturer’s Startup Report

Lift Station Standard Pumps

Lift Station Wetwell Sizing Requirements

Minimum Design and Construction Standards

Minimum Drawing Requirements for Piping Projects

Minimum Easement Requirements

Minimum Installation and Testing Requirements

Product Specification Sheets

Products Used In Construction

Technical Standards Committee

Technical Standards Committee Product Approvals

Ten State Standards – Wastewater

Ten State Standards – Water

Typical Standard Lift Station

Typical Standard Lift Station (Zipped AutoCAD format)

Water and Wastewater Standard Details

Water and Wastewater Standard Details (Zipped AutoCAD format)



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